Minimum Password length 7500 series

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Aug 1st, 2007
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What is the command for setting up the policy for password lenght in 7500 series (supported IOS ) ?

What is the command to set number of failed attempts on TACACS authenticated users and also on local authenticated users? ( on 7500 series routers )

Any link on , would appreciate.

Thankx in advance.


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bapatsubodh Thu, 08/02/2007 - 01:25
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We are using 7507 series router and ios is

12.4(16). In this IOS command security has no arguments like password.

Can u please let me know what command can be used to have same functionality of minimum password lenght and number of failure attempts

Thanx in advance


rochopra Thu, 08/02/2007 - 02:41
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The command was introduced in IOS 12.3(1)

Premdeep Banga Thu, 08/02/2007 - 09:44
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Please check if this applies to your need,

"Setting Options for User Account Disablement" for TACACS:

"Failed attempts exceed?Check the Failed attempts exceed check box and then type the number of consecutive unsuccessful login attempts to allow before disabling the account."

"Login Password Retry Lockout" for Local authentication:

"aaa local authentication attempts max-fail "

"security authentication failure rate"

And Rohit as already provided information about "security passwords min-length":

All the IOS commands are from 12.4 code documentation.




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